Ichiryusai HIROSHIGE (1797-1858)

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Katsuo, bonito, ( Katsuwonus pelamis ). Also called ocean bonito, strip-bellied bonito and striped tuna. Together with three sprigs of cherry ( sakura ). Poems by Toshinoto Haruki and Toshihiro Machikado. From the first series of fish published by Eijudo c 1832-4.

Very good early edition after the judges’ names removed. ( See Kruml 5, p 16, Andon 49, 1994. ) Fine colour with extensive mica. Slight centre fold ( as usual ). Very good condition. Signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga.

Status: Sold

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